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      09-13-2012, 02:21 PM   #1
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Detailing Articles: What Would You Like to See?

I'm in the middle of writing an article about orange peel (how it's created and how to correct it), and it got me thinking about what articles the forum might like to see written? Anything relating to detailing that you don't have a clear understanding of at the moment and that could use deeper clarification.
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      09-13-2012, 04:22 PM   #2
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Beside orange peel, what would be interesting to write about is how one can get rid of haze, and swirl marks after a person done with detailing.
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      09-13-2012, 04:38 PM   #3
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Beside orange peel, what would be interesting to write about is how one can get rid of haze, and swirl marks after a person done with detailing.
While this sounds asinine... there shouldn't be haze or swirl marks after detailing. Detailing is what you do to remove haze and swirls. If you are seeing these after a "detail" then something is very wrong.
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      09-13-2012, 05:12 PM   #4
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how about...

pro tips and tricks that we might not know about
what are the most overlooked items on a car and what to do with them (i don't think i've ever cleaned my exhaust tips )
how to stop it from raining the first time you drive the car after detailing it
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      09-15-2012, 12:02 PM   #5
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i think a huge one that never gets overlooked is dilution ratios. eclipsis should be able to write a good one since he uses alot of cg products.
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How bout some basic tools of the trade? Wash mit and practices so I can avoid having to call you LOL! Jk

But really, the best way to maintain a perfect finish? I have a grit gaurd and such. I use wheel cleaner and a leaf blower. Let us know any other secrets?
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How bout some basic tools of the trade? Wash mit and practices so I can avoid having to call you LOL! Jk

But really, the best way to maintain a perfect finish? I have a grit gaurd and such. I use wheel cleaner and a leaf blower. Let us know any other secrets?
+1. Tricks for easy cleaning of wheels would be a big plus.
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how to do a "winter-prep" like u get a new car and u just want to keep it new looking without dong any correction
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Tips for engine bay cleaning would be awesome for me.
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      09-20-2012, 09:22 PM   #10
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how about...

pro tips and tricks that we might not know about
what are the most overlooked items on a car and what to do with them (i don't think i've ever cleaned my exhaust tips )
how to stop it from raining the first time you drive the car after detailing it
for the exhaust tips
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      09-25-2012, 02:57 PM   #11
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Some great ideas so far, I'll be working on a couple of them.
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I'd personally like a basic how to properly wash your car guide. Since alot of those exist but some of them contradict each other. I know alot of us live in the city where we don't have access to a garage and always just use a car wash but eventually we may gain access to one and then would like to know how to properly wash/detail the car.

Just my 2cents.
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      09-25-2012, 03:09 PM   #13
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Engine bay would be great.
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      09-25-2012, 05:43 PM   #14
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you guys should watch the adams video. they cover everything that has already been mentioned.

http://www.youtube.com/user/Adamspolishes
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Best techniques / products for getting dead flies off the front end. Thanks a mill. Ken
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How to keep the 4 year old busy so I can do any of this?
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